"One of the best poetry nights in the UK" - Sabrina Mahfouz
Apples & Snakes, Beatfreeks & Birmingham Repertory Theatre presents an explosive night of spoken word in performance, featuring some of the country’s very best poets alongside local rising stars.
The History of Level UP
Level UP has done four seasons in the last 3 years...
Two venues, over eight partners, over 5,000 audience members, 235 open mic slots, 29 young featured artists, 28 national headline acts, 18 workshops, 4 young host & producers and 5 young workshop facilitators.
Dreadlock Alien, Amerah Saleh, Polar Bear, Dan Cullen, Hollie McNish, Demani Dennisur, Stephen Morrison-Burke, Dizraeli, Nafeesa Hamid, Deanna Rodger, Toby Thompson, Zena Edwards, Tommy Sissons, Anthony Anaxagorou & Karim Kamar, Unhindered Reign, Joshua Idehen, Truemendous, Adam Kammerling, Jasmine Gardosi, Kat Francois, Antosh Wojcik, Casey Bailey, Hannah Silva, Sophie Fenella, Jodi Ann Bickley, Caleb Femi, Talia Randall, Jay O Poet, Andy Craven-Griffiths, Jade Richards, Sabrina Mahfouz, Samuel King, Jemima Foxtrott, Leon Preistnall, Lemn Sissay, Rehema Njembi, Joelle Taylor, Manchester Young Identity, Soweto Kinch, Ty, Ben Norris, Raphael Blake, Roy Mcfarlane, Bethany Slinn, Solomon OB, Nyanda Foday, Rue The Kid.
Apples and Snakes, Beatfreeks, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Summerfield Community Centre, Clifton Road Youth Centre, The Square Club, Arts Council England, Birmingham City Council, Ronald Duncan Literary Foundation, The Drum Arts Centre, Weoley Castle Library, St Barnabus Church, Poetry Cafè Stirchley, Tongue FU, Inua Ellam's RAP Party, Roundhouse London.
The Hosts, Producers & Facilitators:
Laura Dedicoat, Amerah Saleh, Joe Cook, Lauren Williams, Suriya Roberts-Grey, Aliyah Holder, Aliyah Denton, Callum Bate, Melissa Bate.
A Selection of Past Performances
Adam Kammerling: Season 3
Dizraeli: Season 2
Jasmine Gardosi: Season 3
Deanna Rodger: Season 2